James W Hennigan School

200 Heath St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 | (617) 635-8264
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 479
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5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 200 Heath Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Boston School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $21,744
  • Graduation Rate: 69.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 7.6%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.3
  • Enrolled Students: 55,371

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 479
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 239 (49.9%)
  • Females: 240 (50.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 34 (7.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 384 (80.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 418 (87.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
James W Hennigan School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black13929.0%
Asian91.9%
Hispanic29160.8%
White296.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For James W Hennigan School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten336.9%
1st Grade7014.6%
2nd Grade7415.4%
3rd Grade7916.5%
4th Grade11223.4%
5th Grade11123.2%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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6 reviews for James W Hennigan School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 22, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hey this is me Brandon again from Rm.304.Their were some of my friends i didn't mention but the first ones were the most important.i love my swimming teacher Mr.Ted.Hes the best ever.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 22, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Wat up this is Brandon from Mrs.Muriel's class awc bilingual.she is the best teacher with all my friends Roderich,Melvin,Jose,Fredalyss.Im in Rm.304 and love this school.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on April 26, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i went to this school and loved it ...too bad this school doesn't have networking to I could reconnect with my fellow classmates...
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 11, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • hi this is gladi want to now were this school is location at and used stop to now that responce me at my email gladimar_16@live.com
  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 01, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I attended this school, so i would know what i am saying. i am still a teenager, but i am older and i have visited this school twice since i left, obviously i formed a bond with my teacher and my small class of eleven. the education prepared me very well for sixth grade; i felt like comfortable with most of the material covered. the only not so great aspect were the sports. i loved what we did, but i know that many cuts were happening in the arts and sports department, and the physical education was extremely fun but also short.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 09, 2006
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i love this schiool and never will forget it even though i moved away i love JHS

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that James W Hennigan School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MCAS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

MCAS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201026.0%37.0%63.0%
200914.0%31.0%57.0%
 
Math Test
201011.0%42.0%65.0%
200913.0%33.0%60.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201030.0%30.0%54.0%
200930.0%30.0%53.0%
 
Math Test
201017.0%28.0%48.0%
200934.0%27.0%48.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201036.0%40.0%63.0%
200936.0%--
 
Math Test
201033.0%39.0%55.0%
200925.0%--
 
Science Test
201027.0%21.0%53.0%
200917.0%--
 
Source: MA Department of Education 2009-2010

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